Aviation Maintenance Technology

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician. 470608


Southern Arkansas University Tech’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program is designed to provide the skills needed to obtain FAA certification. Students learn through lecture and hands-on experience. Aviation Maintenance Technicians are highly skilled and are able to work anywhere in the world that aircraft must be maintained. Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and technicians repair and perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft. They also may perform aircraft inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Aviation Maintenance Technicians earn a great salary and many times are able to fly for free if they work for a major airline or airport.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Southern Arkansas University (SAU) Tech

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

5040 - Southwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science - Aviation Maintenance Technology

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, Scholarship, and Loans

Refund Policy

Fall/Spring Tuition Refund Percentages

Day 1-Day 8: 100%

Day 9-Day 14: 90%

Day 15-Day 21: 50%

Day 22-Day 28: 25%

After Day 28: 0%

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - HLC

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


Graduation Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$4,437.00 Mandatory and program fees ($4,437) plus additional $25 per credit hour if courses are taken online

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

53-6051.01Aviation Inspectors
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: FAA

Provider Status



6415 Spellman Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701

Phone Number

(870) 574-4514

Fax Number

(870) 574-4520

Web Address

Last Updated

Oct 19, 2023


Jan 20, 2021


Oct 19, 2024

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